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streetism n. the living of homeless or unmonitored children on the street, especially when related to drugs, disease, crime, or delinquency. Editorial Note: This term appears to be specific to Anglophone Africa. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • Children may live on the streets because they were borne on the streets and unto the streets. Children youth fleeing from forced marriages in some parts of the developing economic countries, children who migrate to the urban areas in search of non-existing jobs, etc get inpreganted and bring forth to children. these children add to the numbers on the streets.

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